utilize v. use

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1. "The Atlantean Sword is a bastard sword utilized by Conan in the films Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer."
2. "The Atlantean Sword is a bastard sword used by Conan in the films Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer."
3. "The Atlantean Sword is a bastard sword made used by Conan in the films Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer.

1 is the original one. What is the difference between 1,2 and 3?

http://conan.wikia.com/wiki/Atlantean_Sword

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Sentence 2 would be correct if the film's title were italicized or surrounded with quotation marks. It means the same as sentence 1. Sentence 3 is incorrect.
 

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Sentence 2 would be correct if the film's title were italicized or surrounded with quotation marks. It means the same as sentence 1. Sentence 3 is incorrect.

This implies that the quotation marks cannot be used for quotated sources/sentences which is confused me.

Would you please explain?

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1. "The Atlantean Sword is a bastard sword utilized by Conan in the films Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer."
2. "The Atlantean Sword is a bastard sword used by Conan in the films 'Conan the Barbarian' and 'Conan the Destroyer' ."

This implies that [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] quotation marks cannot be used for quoted sources/sentences which is confused me.

Would you please explain?
I didn't intend to imply that. I've demonstrated the use of italics and quotation marks to set off film titles in sentence 1 and 2, respectively, above. You can use the same technique with book, play, TV show or game titles as well.
 
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